Spike Detail on the Oregon Trunk

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Fallbridge Sub MP 118.6
Tuesday was a good day for a hike in the Deschutes canyon. A southbound came rumbling by before I could get to a good vantage point. I wasn’t able to get a shot of the head end power, but I managed get a couple of the DPUs.

Pictures from #3 onwards are cropped from larger frames, so the quality isn’t quite up to par.

1) Leading DPU
2) DPUs providing a shove. The exhaust stream from the head end can be seen in the distance.
3,4) About a half an hour later, a MOW rig came rolling around the curve and passed below my viewpoint.


Fallbridge Sub MP 118.6
5) He stopped below my vantage point and began loading spikes into the box.
6,7,8) Quite a magnet on that boom.

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